Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

“MuggleCast” #274: “Solve for Synopsis” now available!

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The "MuggleCast" boys are back! J.K. Rowling's recent Twitter antics have called your veteran "Harry Potter" podcast hosts out of hiatus to discuss the latest revelations regarding the forthcoming "Fantastic Beasts" film! Join Andrew, Micah, and Eric as they dissect every word (just like old times) of J.K. Rowling's brief Twitter synopsis, as well as explore the implications of Jo's frequent activity and cover some other recent news. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: J.K. Rowling joins Twitter!

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It's 2009, and Queen Rowling herself has joined the Twittersphere! But tweeting isn't all it's cracked up to be for the "Harry Potter" author. Find out why in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: JKR becomes a comic book legend?

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What happens when the world of our Queen Rowling collides with that of one amazing comic book artist? The answer is in this week's MuggleNet Throwback! Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals her Patronus on Twitter

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After hinting at an upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore, J.K. Rowling answered a fan's question on Twitter about what her own Patronus would be. Read More »

J.K. Rowling backs new reading campaign

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"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has lent her support to a new campaign designed to promote higher reading standards for children. Find out more here. Read More »

J.K. Rowling hints at upcoming Patronus test on Pottermore

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In response to a fan's tweet about the lack of an official Patronus test, J.K. Rowling teases that Pottermore will solve this problem. Read More »

The ABCs of LeakyCon 2014: “Harry Potter”

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There was certainly no shortage of Pottermania at this year's LeakyCon, which took place from July 30 to August 3 at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando, Florida. Following up on our first recap of the event, here is a list of "Harry Potter" related memories we shared with our fellow attendees! Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequel release dates set

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Did Warner Bros. just spill the beans on the release dates for the much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy? Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 95: “Live at LeakyCon Orlando” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", was live from LeakyCon Orlando this past weekend for a great special episode! Join Caleb, Eric, Kat, Laura, Michael, and Noah, along with the live audience, as we discuss J.K. Rowling moving forward with the "Harry Potter" canon! Read More »

J.K. Rowling writes personal letter to Cassidy Stay

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We posted last month about the remarkable resilience of Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old who witnessed the murder of her entire family and went on to quote Dumbledore at their memorial service. Now, J.K. Rowling has sent a special letter to this very brave girl. Read More »

Update: J.K. Rowling fights to improve conditions for world’s orphaned children

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J.K. Rowling comments on the need to improve the conditions of the world's orphaned children in a new review of her charity, Lumos. Read More »

Harry’s influence in the Muggle world

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It’s funny how McGonagall’s prediction in 'Philosopher’s Stone' when just a few hundred people were aware of Harry’s existence became real in the 17 years after its publication. Everyone knows about the bespectacled wizard, his influence expands all over the world. Here’s a compilation of some of the areas Potter has influenced over the years. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: Happy birthday!

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All across the world Potterheads are celebrating J.K. Rowling and Harry's birthday today. To give back to the fandom, two of the artist on our fan art profile list have created a few spectacular, intricate, and original pieces for you to feast your eyes on in this special Fan Art of the Week article. Read More »

“Rowling Day 2014″ celebrated with creative video from fans

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Fans show their appreciation to author J.K. Rowling on her birthday by sharing a fantastic fan-made video involving over 1,300 participants celebrating Rowling Day 2014. Read More »

Report: J.K. Rowling at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival

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J.K. Rowling made her first public appearance as Robert Galbraith this weekend, and MuggleNet was on hand to bring back all the juicy details. Read on! Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan!

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In a press release from Universal Studios Japan and Warner Bros., it was revealed that prior to the opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Japan, author J.K. Rowling previewed the park. Take a look at what she had to say about the newest WWoHP! Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: A Tearful Farewell

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It's 2011 and Rowling, Radcliffe, Grint, and Watson are about to break our hearts with one stunningly beautiful night of goodbyes. But as Dumbledore would ask, is it really goodbye after all? Find out! Read More »

Donate and win: Annual birthday fundraiser for J.K. Rowling’s charity, Lumos, goes live!

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Did you miss out on donating to J.K. Rowling's Lumos foundation in honor of her birthday last year? Never fear! The fundraiser has become an annual event, and we need your help to put a smile on Jo's face. Check out how you can win simply by donating to a charity near and dear to Jo's heart! Read More »

Confirmed: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to film at Leavesden!

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Warner Bros. confirms where the "Fantastic Beasts" trilogy will be filmed - take a look! Read More »